Matthew Norman

Matthew Norman is an award-winning Independent columnist who specialises in political satire.

If Trump fires Kirstjen Nielsen, Michelle Obama may be our only hope

So far, there is no hint about who the president has in mind to replace her. But given the calibre of options, one can only hope Michelle will U-turn on her promise and run for office after all

A second referendum is still on the cards, no matter what Corbyn says

On Betfair, a Final Say before the end of 2020 is given a roughly 30 per cent chance. But instinct suggests that in reality it is closer to 40 per cent, and that one of various twists could make it favourite


On the Tory fringe, Boris is still the messiah

To ‘errrrrr’ is authentically human, but forgiving Boris his inadequacies is more than the divine right of his worshippers – it is their passion

I came up with a few suggestions for the PM's post-Brexit festival

What about an ‘Easiest Trade Deals In Human History Zone’ where Liam Fox is your guide on a stroll through a disused Sunderland car plant, now retooled for use as the Northeast’s premier bubonic rat sanctuary?  





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